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Category: Government Relations

Washington Weekly Update 10-30-23

Situational Awareness The House and Senate are both in session this week. In addition to voting on additional aid for Israel, the House will be focused on appropriations bills and three privileged motions—one to expel Representative George Santos (R-N.Y.), one to censure Rep. Rashida Tlaib

NCA’s Washington Weekly Update 9-18-23

Situational Awareness After cancelling a vote on a defense spending bill last week amidst opposition from conservative Republicans, Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) will use this week to rally his Conference behind passing a short-term funding measure that would fund the government past

NCA’s Washington Weekly Update 9-11-23

Situational Awareness The House and Senate are back in session this week. The House will consider its Defense and Homeland Security appropriations bills. The Senate will begin floor debate on its first package of bipartisan appropriations legislation, which includes the Senate’s Agriculture-FDA, Military Construction-VA and

NCA’s Washington Weekly Update 9-5-23

Situational Awareness The Senate returns to Capitol Hill this week following its six-week August recess. While Congress was away, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) began negotiations on a short-term spending measure to prevent a government shutdown.

NCA’s Washington Weekly Update 7-31-23

Situational Awareness This week marks the beginning of Congress’ August recess, which is scheduled to end Sept. 12. This return date would give both the House and Senate just three weeks to pass a long list of must-pass legislation until the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30.

NCA’s Washington Weekly Update 7-24-23

Situational Awareness The House and Senate are in session this week for the final work period leading into the August break. The Senate will return Sept. 5 and the House will reconvene Sept. 12. The House is scheduled to consider the Military Construction and Veterans’ Affairs

NCA’s Washington Weekly Update 7-17-23

Situational Awareness The House and Senate are both in session this week. The House is slated to vote on its version of the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization package and legislation that restricts undocumented immigrants from being sheltered in public education facilities. The Senate will hold

NCA’s Washington Weekly Update 7-10-23

Situational AwarenessThe House and Senate are both in session this week following a two-week recess. The House will consider the National Defense Authorization Act for FY24–must-pass annual legislation that specifies how the Pentagon will allocate their federal budget. In addition, the House will also vote on

NCA’s Washington Weekly Update 6-19-23

Situational AwarenessThe House and Senate are both in session for a short week due to the Juneteenth holiday. The House will consider several health insurance bills and a measure to override President Biden’s veto of a joint resolution to cancel his student loan forgiveness plan.

NCA’s Washington Weekly Update 6-12-23

Situational AwarenessThe House and Senate are both in session this week. The House is trying to get back on track after a mini-revolt from a group of conservatives who are unhappy with the debt ceiling deal. The House will consider legislation originally on the schedule

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